FMAV partners with Rita Plaskett to develop programs for Canada’s meetings and event planning industry

March 9, 2016

As part of its commitment to become the preeminent audio visual and event technology company for people who plan meetings and live events, FMAV announces a new partnership with celebrated meetings and event management professional, Rita Plaskett.

As a strategic partner, Rita will develop and implement new programs to educate and enable the planner community while assisting Sales, Marketing and Client Solution/Emergent Technology teams in taking these to market.

“Rita Plaskett is an exceptional planner. She combines keen business acumen with a genuine commitment to advancing the profession, while helping her clients achieve their goals through meetings and events with impact. These are precisely the qualities that are embroiled in our new brand,” explains Bill Brown, President and CEO of FMAV. According to Brown, finding the right partner was crucial. “Rita is the perfect choice. Her achievements, charisma, and reputation made her a natural fit for FMAV.”

A familiar face in the industry and a champion for education in that space, Rita contributes to the development of the new generation of meetings and event planners through her curriculum development and teaching role at George Brown’s Event and Meeting Management program.

“This is the beginning of something truly unique,“ says Plaskett. “Together with FMAV, we are poised to deliver unique insights and educational programs tailored to the planner’s complex needs in the rapidly-changing meetings and events landscape.”